American Journalist and Correspondent, Jo Ling Kent is a leading American News Reporter. She is well-known for her appearance in NBC News as a journalist. She also previously covered the global technology sector for the FOX Business Network.
Early Life And Education Of Jo Ling Kent
Jo Ling Kent was born on 11th May 1984, in San Francisco, US, under the birth sign Taurus. She belongs to mixed ethnicity as her father is American, and her mother is of Chinese descent. She is of mixed (Asian American) ethical background and has American nationality.
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Kent is the daughter of Shean Yen Janice Kent and David L. Kent. She is familiar with both English and Mandarin languages. She is also good at speaking French.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in history and policy studies from Rice University. She is said to be a Fulbright scholar in Beijing. Kent also joined the Peking University and achieved her master’s degree in science in International Affairs. She then attended The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Career Highlights From Fox News To NBC
Kent first started working on underprivileged women and domestic abuses in China for legal aids
Later on, the 37-year-old began her journalism career after being a s sociated producer for ABC in 2009. Before ABC, she served as a reporter and covered a few popular stories including the earthquake in Sichuan and Taiwan Olympics.
After that, the news anchor started working as an Investigative for NBC News. Later, she got the post of General Assignment Reporter and Campaign Embed Reporter in 2012.
Moreover, Kent also worked for Fox News Radio, and Fox News Network. As of 2021, she is severing as a correspondent for NBC News.
Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income
From her journalism career, Jo Ling Kent has earned a decent amount of money. As of 2021, her net worth is believed to be over $0.8 million.
As per some online sources, the average salary of the American journalist is $150k to $200k and we can a s sume that she might earn in the same range. She also has a dog.
Besides, the NBC host is also an active user of social networking sites and she has more than 33.2k followers on Twitter and has more than 10.7k followers on Instagram as of 2019.
Personal Life: Marriage, Husband, And Children
Jo Ling Kent tied the knot with a senior political reporter of The Huffington Post, Scott Conroy on 22nd August 2015. They shared the marital vows at Mountain View Grand Resort in Whitefield, New Hampshire.
On September 4, 2018, Kent announced her first pregnancy, showing her baby bump on her Instagram account. And according to her Instagram, the media personality welcomed their baby girl in early October 2018.
Later, in early 2021, Kent announced her second pregnancy and gave birth to a daughter in May. The proud mother posts series of beautiful photos of her kids on her Instagram account which has 23.3k followers as of May 2021.
Age, Body Measurements And Other Facts
- Age: As of 2021, Jo Ling Kent is 37 years old.
- Jo Ling Kent's height: she has a height of 5' 5" (1.68m).
- Weight: 54 kg
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Waist Size: 32B inch
- Hip Size: 34 inch
- Her in-laws are Lynn F. Conroy and James B. Conroy.
- She is fluent in Mandarin and French.
by ab-mahima, 14 Nov, 2018